INDIA & PAKISTAN

Haj 2019 application process fully digital,start from Today

Haj 2019 application process fully digital,start from Today

Srinagar: The applications for the next year’s 2019 Haj pilgrimage will be accepted online from Today and the process will be fully digital, the Haj Committee of India announced Wednesday. Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the pilgrimage will be completely free of subsidy. The subsidy was scrapped by the Union government […]

Indian army soldier arrested for allegedly leaking information to Pakistan’s ISI

Indian army soldier arrested for allegedly leaking information to Pakistan’s ISI

Srinagar: An Indian Army soldier has been arrested on charges of espionage at Meerut. The soldier of the Indian Army’s Signal Regiment was arrested on charges of leaking information to Pakistan’s spy agency ISI, reports said. He is currently be questioned by the police for further information. The arrest comes just days after Nishant Agrawal […]

Shehbaz Sharif’s remand extended by 14 days:Reports

Shehbaz Sharif’s remand extended by 14 days:Reports

Lahore: Pakistan’s anti-corruption body was on Tuesday granted a 14-day extension in the remand of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) President Shehbaz Sharif in a multi-billion rupee housing scam case. The former Punjab Chief Minister, who has been in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) custody since October 6, was presented in the accountability court in Lahore […]

Maoists blow railway track in Dhanbad

Maoists blow railway track in Dhanbad

Giridih/Dhanbad: Ultras of the CPI (Maoists) blew up railway track between Chowdharybandh-Changerohalt railway stations on the Dhanbad-Gaya rail section of East Central Railway of Dhanbad division. In wake of the accident, train traffic movement on the route has been hit with many trains either stranded on different railway stations while few others diverted. Railway sources […]

China endorses Pakistan’s aid request to IMF

China endorses Pakistan’s aid request to IMF

Srinagar: China on Monday endorsed Pakistan’s request to International Monetary Fund (IMF) for financial assistance for addressing its economic challenges, but cautioned that the facility should not affect economic cooperation between Islamabad and Beijing. “As a member of the IMF, China supports the organisation in making an objective evaluation of Pakistan based on professionalism and earnestly […]

Pak’s high-level panel to record Musharraf’s statement in Dubai in treason case

Pak’s high-level panel to record Musharraf’s statement in Dubai in treason case

Islamabad: A special court in Pakistan on Monday ordered the formation of a high-level judicial commission to record Pervez Musharraf’s statement in Dubai in a treason case after the former military dictator declined to appear before the court through video conferencing. General (retd) Musharraf, 75, who has been living in Dubai since March 2016, is […]

#MeToo: Minister of State MJ Akbar moves court against scribe

#MeToo: Minister of State MJ Akbar moves court against scribe

New Delhi: Minister of State M J Akbar Monday filed a private criminal defamation complaint against journalist Priya Ramani who recently levelled charges of sexual misconduct against him as the #MeToo campaign raged in India. The Minister of State for External Affairs has accused Ramani of “wilfully, deliberately, intentionally and malaciously” defaming him and has […]

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